Horrendous toll on non-COVID-19 patients emerging

Professor Gordon Wishart, our Chief Medical Officer discusses with ITV News the impact of COVID-19 on cancer diagnosis and treatment.

GP referrals are down 70% and many thousands of cancer cases have probably been missed through the Lockdown period.  Professor Wishart also comments that NHS hospitals have few patients other than COVID-19 patients, with many hospitals in the independent and private sector laying fallow with few patients and increasing frustration among the consultants who work there.  You can read the ITV news article in full here https://bit.ly/2MMbvtW